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U10 Methane Leakage Detector

U10 Methane Leakage Detector

Identify methane leaks in real-time from up to 100 metres away or at concentrations as low as 5ppm.m. Also features a 720p visual camera for enhanced situational awareness.

SKU: CP.QT.00003697.01

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Full Description

Methane Leak Detection Sensor for DJI M300 RTK and Matrice 200 Series

Detect methane gas leaks from your drone with this Skyport-supported sensor.

What is the Ailf Instruments U10?

The U10 from DJI partner Ailf Instruments is an extremely sensitive gas detection sensor for drones, based on Turnable Diode Laser Absorption Spectroscopy (TDLAS).

It allows you to very quickly identify methane leaks from up to 100 metres away or at concentrations as low as 5ppm.m.

The U10 utilises DJI's SkyPort and is therefore fully integrated with DJI's leading commercial drone solution, the M300 RTK, as well as DJI's Matrice 200 series. These platforms can carry multiple payloads simultaneously to support mission effectiveness and versatility.

Pairing the U10 with DJI drones enables operators to conduct critical facility inspection. Use this combination to inspect and maintain facilities like Liquid Natural Gas plants, gas pipelines, and gas storage leaks in areas that are difficult or dangerous to access.

Thanks to the U10's capabilities, detect and monitor methane leakages accurately and safely to make informed response decisions quickly. 

Accurate Results

Keep employees safe by detecting and monitoring methane leaks from up to 100m away, with full pitch control for pinpoint accuracy. Obtain real-time readings on methane concentration to pinpoint leaks in dangerous or hard-to-reach areas, while keeping personnel safe.

Instant Visualisation

The U10 has high-sensitivity, enabling detection at a concentration as low as 5ppm.m. A 25ms response time provides real-time feedback to make decisions quickly. The 720p visual camera helps operators obtain an aerial overview of the suspected leakage or leak site.

Automated Workflows

A dedicated a-ONE iOS app allows operators to plan flights, monitor gas concentration levels in real-time, tag specific anomalies or abnormalities along the flight route, and see historical data.

Key Features

  • Detects Methane (CH4)
  • Up to 100m Detection Distance
  • 25ms Response Time
  • 5ppm.m Stationary Detection Limit
  • Integrate with the M300 RTK, which can carry other payloads such as the H20 Series, and third-party payloads; Supports the Matrice 210 and 210 RTK's dual payload capacity - can be used alongside Zenmuse XT2, Z30 or X5S.

Use Cases

  • Gas Plants
  • Gas Storage Tanks
  • Gas Pipelines
  • Any difficult to survey area where methane gas is used

Product Specification

Method of Detection: TDLAS

Detection Target: Methane(CH4)

Stationary Detection Limit: 5 ppm·m

Detection Laser: Class IIIR

Response Time: 25 ms (0.025s)

Operating Temperature: -20 ~ 50℃

Sampling Rate: 500KHz 

Operating Humidity: <90%RH, no condensation

Detection Concentration Range: 0~50,000 ppm·m

Size: 155 x 90 x 100mm

Max Detection Distance: 100m 

Weight: 534g

Camera: Video at 720p 

Supported Aircraft: DJI M300 RTK, DJI Matrice 200 Series, DJI Matrice 200 Series V2

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